Chapter 3. Editing selection

Table of Contents

3.1. Selection menu
3.2. Select elements
3.3. Apply style
3.4. Select background rectangle
3.5. Select drawn elements
3.6. Order front
3.7. Order back
3.8. Align
3.9. Space equally
3.10. Marker definition
3.11. Pattern definition
3.12. Editors
3.13. Editor panels
3.13.1. Map editor dialog panel
3.13.2. Filter path svg panel
3.13.3. TextPath offset svg panel
3.13.4. Transform gradient svg panel
3.13.5. Transform pattern svg panel
3.13.6. Image file load panel
3.13.7. Image url load panel
3.13.8. Properties dialog panel

This chapter describes the interactive editing of graphical elements in a document.

The elements of the current selection can be changed from the Selection menu or from the floating menu displayed near the selection.

The selection can be extended to the group membership of selected items with the group select function.

3.1. Selection menu

This menu contains the functions applicable to the current selection.

Table 3.1. Selection menu

MenuSub-menus
SelectSelect graphical items
Apply the style of the selected item to an other item.
Select the background rectangle.
DrawnList of drawn elements, show selection.
OrderMoves the elements of the selection in front
Moves the elements of the selection in back
AlignAlign the elements of selection on their upper edge.
Align the elements of selection on their middle edge.
Align the elements of selection on their bottom edge.
Align the elements of selection on their left edge.
Align the elements of selection on their center edge.
Align the elements of selection on their right edge.
DefinitionsUse the elements of the selection to create a marker with the marker definition tool.

Use the elements of the selection to create a pattern with the pattern definition tool.